Borneo Indonesia Malaysia confrontatian British 1962 to 66 Part 3

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Borneo Indonesia Malaysia confrontatian British 1962 to 66 Part 3 Borneo Indonesia Malaysia confrontatian British Army RAF camp etc 1962 to 66 Pt this is about 1963 64

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Jungle Green_ Borneo (1964).flv

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Jungle Green_ Borneo (1964).flv The Indonesian Confrontation years. When the Indonesians started attacking Malaysia. This video clip shows the challenges faced by those involved in the fight against the Indonesian aggressors. During the conflict, security forces killed 6,710 MRLA guerrillas and captured 1,287. A total of 2,702 guerrillas surrendered during the conflict, while approximately 500 more did so at its conclusion. 1,345 Malayan troops and police were also killed during the fighting,[17] as well as 519 Commonwealth personnel. 2,478 civilians were killed, with another 810 recorded as...

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Borneo Indonesia Malaysia confrontation British Tawau 1962 to 66 Part 1

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Borneo Indonesia Malaysia confrontation British Tawau 1962 to 66 Part 1 Borneo Malaysian Indonesia confrontation British RAF Tawau1964 65 , taken by George Hornibrook Fire Section

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Borneo Indonesia Malaysia confrontatian British 1962 to 66 Part 2 HMS Albion

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Borneo Indonesia Malaysia confrontatian British 1962 to 66 Part 2 HMS Albion Borneo Indonesia Malaysia confrontatian British Army RAF camp etc 1962 to 66 Part 2 + HMS Albion movie taken by George Hornibrook

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60 Sqn based at RAAF Butterworth

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60 Sqn based at RAAF Butterworth

This film was shot in 1964 by John Parsons. John was a Navigator with 60 Sqn based at RAAF Butterworth & is featured in the film at 3:40 donning his helmet. The terrain in Borneo was challenging and there were very few roads, both sides relied on light infantry operations and air transport, although rivers were also used. There was almost no use of offensive airpower. The British and Malaysian Armed Forces provided a significant element of the effort with no small parts being played by the other member nations (Australia and New Zealand) from the combined Far East Strategic Reserve...

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40 Commando on patrol

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40 Commando on patrol

40 Commando on patrol in the jungles of North Borneo during the Konfrontasi with Indonesia. BBC documentary first broadcast 24 December 1964. Indonesia–Malaysia confrontation during 1962–1966 was Indonesia’s political and armed opposition to the creation of Malaysia. It is also known by its Indonesian/Malay name Konfrontasi. The creation of Malaysia was the amalgamation of the Federation of Malaya (now West Malaysia) with the crown colony/British protectorate of Sabah and Sarawak (collectively known as British Borneo, now East Malaysia) in September 1963. The confrontation was an undeclared...

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